Teacher Appreciation Day

Teacher Appreciation Day is a time to celebrate the people who have made meaningful contributions to our lives and to the lives of our children through their teaching. A short history of the day is available on the NEA (National Education Association) website. This page includes simple DIY gift ideas. I hope they help to inspire your creativity as you seek to bless a teacher!
DIY Teacher Gifts
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Apple Cake Pops for Teacher Appreciation

Apple Cake Pops

By Skip to My Lou

Candy Gift for Teacher Appreciation

Candy Gift 1

“You’re out of this world!”

By Lil’ Luna

Candy Gift for Teacher Appreciation

Candy Gift 2

“Thanks for being the sweetest teacher ever!”

By Kiki and Company

Candy Bar Wrapper for Teacher Appreciation

Candy Bar Wrapper

“Thank you for raising the bar!”

By Celebration Shoppe

DIY Clipboards for Teacher Appreciation

Clipboards Decorated

By Echoes of Laughter

Free Smart Cookie Gift Tag for Teacher Appreciation

Cookie Gift 1

“Thank you for making me one smart cookie!”

By Celebrating Holidays

Smart Cookie Gift Tag for Teacher Appreciation

Cookie Gift 2

“Thanks for making me one smart cookie!”

By Sweet Metel Moments

DIY Necklace for Teacher Appreciation

DIY Necklace

By Everything Etsy

Door Decoration Ideas for Teacher Appreciation

Door Decoration Ideas

25+ Ideas for Decorating Teacher Doors

By Skip to My Lou

Expo Markers for Teacher Appreciation

Expo Markers

“My love for learning has grown EXPOnentially!”

By Apples for Bookworms

Free Gift Tag for Flowers for Teacher Appreciation

Flower Bouquet Gift Tag

“Thanks a bunch for all you do!”

By Design, Dining, and Diapers

Free Gift Tag for Flowers for Teacher Appreciation

Flower Pot Gift Tag

“Thank you for helping us bloom!”

By Skip to My Lou

Fortune Cookie Gift for Teacher Appreciation

Fortune Cookies

“I am so fortunate to have you as a teacher!”

By Eighteen 25

Gardening Gift for Teacher Appreciation

Gardening Gift

“Teachers plant the seeds of knowledge!”

By UCreate

Gift Card Bouquet for Teacher Appreciation

Gift Card Bouquet

By Happy Home Fairy

Apple Gift Card Holder for Teacher Appreciation

Gift Card Holder

“You are the apple of our eye!”

By Kiki and Company

Funny Gift Card Holders for Teacher Appreciation

Gift Card Holders (Funny!)

By Chickabug

Gift Tags for Teachers

Gift Tags (Variety)

By Happy Home Fairy

M&M Poem for Teacher Appreciation

M&M Poem

By Domestically Speaking

Mini Bundt Cake Teacher Gift

Mini Bundt Cakes

“Thanks a bundt’ch for all you do!”

By Eighteen 25

Movie Gift Card for Teacher Appreciation

Movie Gift Card

“Thank you for making me feel like a star!”

By Tater Tots and Jello

Nail File and Polish for Teacher Appreciation

Nail Polish and File

“I would file you under ‘A’ for awesome!”

By She’s Kinda Crafty

Notepad Gift for Teacher Appreciation

Notepad Gift

By How Does She? (via Skip to My Lou)

Oreo Apple Pops for Teacher Appreciation

Oreo Apple Pops

By The Crafting Chicks

Painted Frame for Teacher Appreciation

Painted Frame

By Fun Family Crafts

Painted Potted Plant for Teacher Appreciation

Painted Potted Plant

By Giggles Galore

Painted Potted Plant for Teacher Appreciation

Painted Potted Plant

By Little House on Landruff Lane

Popcorn Gift for Teacher Appreciation

Popcorn Gift

“To a POPular teacher!”

By Spoonful.com

Rolo Pencil Gift for Teacher Appreciation

Rolo Pencils

By Simply J Studio

50+ Creative Sayings for Teacher Appreciation

Sayings for Teacher Gifts

50 Sayings for Teacher Gifts

By Skip to My Lou

Scissors for Teacher Appreciation

Scissors (Embellished)

“You’re a cut above the rest!”

By Crap I’ve Made (via Skip to My Lou)

Sharpies for Teacher Appreciation

Sharpies 1

“Thanks for making our students sharpies!”

By 32 Turns

Sharpies Gift for Teacher Appreciation

Sharpies 2

“Thank you for coloring our lives!”

By Design Wash Rinse Repeat

Smoothie Shop Gift Card for Teacher Appreciation

Smoothie Gift Card

“Thanks for sparking my creative juices!”

By Tater Tots and Jello

S'mores Gift for Teacher Appreciation

S’mores Gift

“We need s’more teachers like you!”

By Domesticated Lady

Soda for Teacher Appreciation

Soda Gift

“We are SODA-lighted you are our teacher!”

By Seven Clown Circus

Stamp Set Gift for Teacher Appreciation

Stamp Set

“You have earned our stamp of approval!”

By The Idea Room (via Skip to My Lou)

Starbuck's Gift Card for Teacher Appreciation

Starbuck’s Gift Card

“Thanks a latte for all you do!”

By Eighteen 25

Target Gift Card for Teacher Appreciation

Target Gift Card

“Thank you for keeping me on target!”

By Landeelu

Teacher Treats for Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Treats

By Eighteen 25

Thirst Quencher Gift for Teacher Appreciation

Thirst Quencher Gift

“Thank you for quenching my child’s thirst for knowledge!”

By Seven Clown Circus

Totes for Teacher Appreciation

Tote Bag Gift Tag

“You are TOTE-ally amazing!”

By The Crafting Chicks

Tote Bag for Teacher Appreciation

Tote Bag (Monogrammed)

By Under the Sycamore

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